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Old 07 September 2014, 09:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Gutter Monkey View Post
At least one species of fish can also climb trees so that apocryphal quote which is usually attributed to Albert Einstein is fairly moot.
Not really. The fact that a tiny fraction of all fish species can climb certain kinds of trees (or a tiny fraction of alligators can climb certain kinds of trees) really doesn't change the truthfulness of the statement. Primate are much better climbers than are fish or alligators. Alligators and fish are much better swimmers than primates. It makes little sense to judge a primate based on its swimming ability just as it makes little sense to judge a fish or 'gator on its climbing ability.
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